Recognising dysfunctional breathing in asthma consultations
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Recognising dysfunctional breathing in asthma consultations

Yvonne Henderson Module leader, Education for Health, Warwick

There is a high prevalence of dysfunctional breathing among patients diagnosed with asthma, so it is important that health professionals are aware of its effects. This article examines dysfunctional breathing and discusses diagnostic and possible treatment options.

Correspondence y.henderson@educationforhealth.org.uk

Nursing Standard. 22, 3,40-41. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.09.22.3.40.c4635

Published in print: 26 September 2007

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review